Prayer for this Week 9/3

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Oh, God. My heart is heavy for all the suffering in the world. Hurricane devastation. Senseless violence. Rage and hatred. Bigotry and injustice. Broken bodies and shattered spirits. The list goes on and on. God of the world, help me to find hope in the compassion of those who help. Help their actions, large and small, to inspire me to …

Worship at the Mountain!

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This Sunday, September 8th, instead of worship in the church building at 10:30 am, Grace Lutheran Church is going out to Tussey Mountain for worship!  Come enjoy worship in the open air (with a pavilion in case of rain or sun), followed by a church picnic of epic proportions! While all the other worship services at held at their regular …

Game Night Friday!

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Board Games. Card Games. Snacks. Music. Come join the fun on Friday, September 6th! We’ll meet in the Fireside Room at Grace Lutheran Church from 6:30 pm – 9 pm. There will be pizza and other things to eat, low-tech games and cards and a relaxed fun time! Bring any games you have and a friend or two! See you …

“Pop Up” Office Hours

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You’ll find campus minister Alicia Anderson in the HUB around lunchtime once each week (either on Tuesday or Wednesday) this semester. Stop by to say hi! Bring your lunch, things you want to talk about, or just catch up. Check our Facebook page for the exact location since available seating in the HUB can be inconsistent! Questions? Contact Alicia at …

Volunteers Needed!

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Multi-faith community service opportunity on October 6th! Housing Transitions and Centre House are holding the 3rd annual Food Truck Rally in the Valley in the 200 block of Allen Street. You can help with: Set Up (9:30 am – 12 noon) During the Event (12 – 3 pm) Clean Up (3 – 4:30 pm) Volunteers will need to attend a …

prayer for the week 8/28/2019

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O God, source of all goodness: We give you thanks for the gift of reason and the opportunity for education. Bless all schools, that they may be places of learning and safety where teachers challenge the minds and nurture the hearts of students. Grant that teachers and students may work together in mutual respect and find joy in the challenges …

Free Pizza Friday 9/6

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Tasty and Interfaith! We’ll be joining our Muslim friends on September 6th to hand out free pizza!  Come join the fun! If you want to help, come to the lobby at Pasquerilla Spiritual Center by 12:55 pm (don’t be late – it goes quick!) and help carry pizza over to the plaza outside Palmer and the Forum.  We’ll hand out …

God’s Work. Our Hands. Sunday

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Join folks from Lutheran congregations all across the community for a few hours of service on Sunday, September 15th. We’ll meet at Grace Lutheran Church (in the entrance) at 2 pm then drive out to The Oaks in Pleasant Gap. At this retirement community we will have two teams of volunteers. One group will work with the youth volunteers in …

Choir at Grace

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Wish you had time to sing this year? Penn State students are welcome to join the Adult Choir at Grace. Choir rehearsals begin Wednesday, September 4th! Check it out! Rehearsals are Wednesdays from 7:30 pm – 9 am and the choir sings on Sunday at the 10:30 am service. Nate Glocke is our new choir director. He teaches music and …

Podcast hosts at Penn State

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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text hosts will speak at Penn State on Monday, September 16th at 7 pm in Foster Auditorium in Paterno Library. Come explore how stories that touch our hearts help us encounter and make sense of the complexities of life and find meaning in the real world. This fall we’ll be welcoming podcast hosts Vanessa Zoltan …